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Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church and More to Play Waylon Jennings Tribute

The stage of Austin's Moody Theater will be packed with country's biggest stars as they join together to pay tribute to Waylon Jennings' legacy on July 6.

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Lee Greenwood, Chely Wright, Billy Ray Cyrus Patriotic Songs
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Top 10 Patriotic Country Songs

Country music and patriotism have always gone hand in hand. Whether in times of war or peace, American anthems have been fan-favorite country songs for decades, and there are a slew of country tunes that proudly proclaim the beauty and benefits of the United States of America.

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Rare Waylon Jennings Recordings Released

In one of the most historic releases, in honor of Record Store Day this Saturday (April 18), a new recording of Waylon Jennings will be released. Titled Waylon 55, the album is from Jennings' stint as an 18-year-old radio show host on Littlefield, Tex. station KZZN, when the aspiring singer performed and conversed with local musicians for almost 35 minutes.

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13 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings Dies in Arizona

Thirteen years ago today (Feb. 13, 2002) was a sad day in country music. It was on this day that Waylon Jennings passed away, from complications from diabetes. He was 64 years old.

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Top 20 Opening Lyrics in Country Music

You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!

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56 Years Ago: Buddy Holly Killed In a Plane Crash

Fifty-six years ago today (Feb. 3, 1959) was an incredibly tragic day for music fans. It was on this day that Buddy Holly was killed in an airplane crash, attributed to poor weather and pilot inexperience, near Mason City, Iowa. The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens were also passengers on the private flight and died in the crash -- and if it wasn't for an act of kindness, Waylon Jennings would have been on the plane as well.

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Shooter Jennings Plans to Release ‘a Lot’ of New Waylon Jennings Music

Shooter Jennings' father, Waylon Jennings, passed away in 2002, at the age of 64. The country music icon had released more than 50 albums of material, but his son says there's still more to be heard, and he's ready to share it with the world.

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Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter
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Waylon Jennings + Jessi Colter — Country’s Greatest Love Stories

There's nothing like the love of a good woman to help an outlaw tame his demons. With wife Jessi Colter at his side, Waylon Jennings was able to overcome his addictions and lead a loving, fulfilled life until his death on Feb. 13, 2002. Kris Kristofferson once described their marriage as a "beautiful love affair."

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Neil Reshen, Former Manager of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, Dies

Neil Reshen, former manager of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, died on Dec. 6 from complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 75 years old.

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The Highwaymen
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30 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson Record ‘Highwayman’

Talk about an anniversary to remember: Thirty years ago today (Dec. 6, 1984), four of country music's reigning superstars -- Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -- convened together to record 'Highwayman,' a single that sparked an entire album, their name as a quartet and more than a decade of performing together.

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